Preventing Heart Disease Early: A Healthy Heart Month Interview with Dr. Matt DeVane

Dr. Matt Devane, cardiologist

Dr. Matt DeVane’s dad had his first heart attack at 35, his second at 45, his third and eventual death at 55. For DeVane, heart disease is personal. “I wanted to change that,” says DeVane, of his experience. By all accounts, he is doing just that. As a cardiologist, DeVane has become an expert in […]

Challenging the Sugar Social Norm: Creating an Environment for Wellness

man with big belly holding sugary soda

What? Regulate sugar? In the latest issue of the journal Nature, Dr. Robert Lustig, ConnectWell advisor and pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco, brands sugar a “toxin”—deadly enough in high doses that it should be regulated just like alcohol. The claim has some people arguing that government shouldn’t control what people eat. […]